Sandbag Climate Campaign
Community Interest Company
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Bermondsey Street, 40
London SE1 3UD
Ms Bryony Worthington
Mr Phil MacDonald
Sandbag is a UK-based not-for-profit thinktank conducting research and campaigning for environmentally effective climate policies. Our research focus includes reform of the EU Emissions Trading Scheme, the EU 2020 and 2030 climate & energy packages, CCS and the persistence of old coal in Europe.
More specifically we aim to:
Scrutinise: Using accessible research and analysis to cast a light on the deeper detail of energy and climate policy.
Advocate for change: lobbying and campaigning for improvements to EU climate policy, as well as working with carbon market policy internationally.
Engage and inform: providing a variety of ways for wider civil society/the public to be educated and become engaged with climate policy, emissions trading, and novel low-carbon technology.
With these broad aims in mind our specific objective is: ensure that the implementation of climate policy in Europe is transparent, cost-effective, and delivers Europe’s required contribution to averting dangerous global climate change.
Market Stability Reserve proposal, 2020 Climate & Energy Package, 2030 Climate & Energy Package, Revision of the Carbon Capture & Storage Directive, Air Quality Directive
Regular parliamentary events on climate policy issues
Observer to High-level group on the Energy Intensive Industries
The main body of Sandbag's work evolves around data analysis and report writing, specifically in relation to EU climate policy, with a focus on the functioning of the EU emissions trading scheme (ETS), the EU 2020 and 2030 climate & energy packages, CCS and the persistence of old coal in Europe. Part of this process involves contacting and engaging with member state officials, Commission officials and elected Members of the European Parliament. Each year, Sandbag's report on the environmental state of the ETS is launched publicly in the European Parliament. Position papers and briefings related to climate policy are also distributed regularly throughout the year to EU institutions.
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The Guardian Environment Network, Climate Action Network-Europe, International ENGO Network on Carbon Capture and storage, UK All-Party Parliamentary Group on Climate Change
11/2014 - 10/2015
200,000 € - 299,999 €
No funding received from the EU institutions during the last closed financial year.
Events hosted by Sandbag have been free of charge, and room bookings and other aspects necessary for events have been sourced at no cost to Sandbag.
By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.